Young Adults Lead Holy Half Hour

Tuesday 24th November 2020

On the Vigil of the Feast of Christ the King, the diocesan Young Adults group helped to lead a virtual Holy Half Hour of prayer for the end of the pandemic.

The service was streamed from St Catherine of Siena, Didsbury, and was introduced by Bishop John. Following was a period of silence, bidding prayers prerecorded by young adults from the group and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

During the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a candle was lit for every parish in the diocese in an act of solidarity from the young adults.

Youth Ministry Manager, Lorraine Leonard, said: “We were really pleased that our Young Adult group was be able to host the Holy Half Hour, which was experienced by many around the diocese.

“It was a really powerful way of, on the Feast of Christ the King, standing in solidarity with all of those around the diocese facing challenges and loss due to the pandemic.”

If you would like more information re the Salford Young Adults Group and would like to be kept up to date re: forthcoming activities and events, please email Alex at

You can watch the video back at your own leisure by clicking here

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